Cancelled bus service to be saved

Following the cancellation of Service 9 – Horsforth to White Rose Shopping Centre via Rodley, Farsley, Swinnow and Wortley much work has been done to find a solution to the potential lack of service. By working together with multiple partners, Yorkshire Buses have found a solution and we are glad to announce that Line 9 will remain in operation after Firstbus finish on Saturday 1 April 2023.

Running from Horsforth to White Rose Shopping Centre buses will run Monday to Saturday every 60minutes including evenings.

There will be a new easy to remember timetable with some additional trips that were not available previously.

Single, daily, weekly & monthly tickets are all available from the driver and all Metro issued products and Elderly Citizens passes are accepted, as a goodwill gesture Firstbus Monthly tickets will be accepted until 30 April 2023.

For more information, please call our customer services team on (0113) 246 4914.


This post is based on a press release issued by Yorkshire Buses

Photo: White Rose bus station (Google Streetview)


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2 Replies to “Cancelled bus service to be saved”

  1. Yorkshire Buses are heroes. They were the ones who stepped in to save the 29 in Hunslet / Leeds Dock too. Everyone jump onboard to safeguard the service going forward, please..!

  2. This is great news. I’m sure a lot of passengers must be very relieved. I hope Yorkshire Buses will be prepared to take over the 9a route, that runs from the White Rose to Seacroft, as little by little First Buses are chipping away at this service. Squarepeg Buses run a good service throughout the day, although buses are only every 90 minutes they are reliable, but the First Bus service on evenings and weekends is dire. Well done Yorkshire Buses for stepping in and offering a great timetable for fellow passengers from Horsforth. Shame on you First Bus Leeds for abandoning them.

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